Trainz Technical and Operational Tips and Tricks

This blog will contain tips and tricks related to the technical and operational aspects of Trainz.

Occasionally other items will crop up, but this does not happen very often.

For further tips and tricks, see my tutorial website. This can be accessed from any of my newer forum posts or the About my Blog section on the right of the page.

  1. Using the Archiver in TRS2006 and later versions

    by , February 21st, 2012 at 05:29 AM (Trainz Technical and Operational Tips and Tricks)
    As the Archiver feature is useful for backing up content, this blog post will cover how to use it.

    Creating an archive (.cmpa file) is a two-step process. All instructions are to be done in Content Manager unless otherwise stated.

    Note - Any assets that are archived cannot be deleted, unless you remove the archive reference from the Settings dialog first.

    To add assets to an archive

    Firstly, find the assets you want to add to the archive. This ...

    Updated June 21st, 2012 at 07:22 AM by shaneturner12

  2. Tip/Trick: Recovering 'lost' assets created before running as admin

    by , February 19th, 2012 at 10:37 AM (Trainz Technical and Operational Tips and Tricks)
    This advice applies to Windows Vista and 7 (and later versions) users. Be aware that this does not apply to users who have disabled User Account Control.

    If you are trying to get the game to run as administrator (to fix not being able to save issues) see http://trainz.shaneturner.co.uk/tuto...-administrator.

    The scenario

    Imagine that you installed Trainz as normal, and downloaded some assets for it and/or created a route, but ...

    Updated April 8th, 2015 at 05:01 PM by shaneturner12

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